The best known fair cake is – not edible. Pastry love heart is a heart-shaped cake. It is made of flour and honey and is colourful and fragrant. Besides various decorations on the heart, there is also a small mirror glass on it. Boys used to give them to their sweethearts as a token of their affection, but pastry hearts are also given to children and everybody else. It is kept at home as a decoration. Pastry love hearts are made by special bakers – the pastry chefs. each love heart is decorated by hand and on a funfair one can never find two alike.
The word licider comes from an Austro-German word Lebzelter, derived from Latin libum, meaning a sacrificial offering.